Audiometry

Audiometry

The Hearing Service promotes optimum hearing health for clients and their families who reside in the Tweed- Byron Network by delivering appropriate, effective and accessible care and facilitating a multi-disciplinary approach to care. Service provided by School Health, Audiometry and Immunisation Nurse.

  • 8.30am-5.00pm (Mon-Fri)
  • Preference is given to clients who reside within the NNSW LHD boundaries, except where a client residing outside these boundaries and has a local GP or Ear Nose and Throat specialist
  • Clients with risk factors such as sudden hearing loss; history of recent trauma or severe illness, prematurity; disability, learning concerns, and those referred by an ENT, will be prioritised.
  • The hearing service prioritises referrals according to the level of urgency following discussion with the referring agent.

Referral Required?

  • No referral is required for children
  • Referral is required for adults

Referral Process:

Children and adolescents:

  • Referral to the hearing clinic may be made by parents, carers, teachers, GP’s, ENT’s or other health professionals. No GP referral is necessary.

Adults:

  • A referral from a GP is preferred. Please note that this service does not prescribe hearing aids. Adults who hold a pension card or Veteran Affairs card are eligible for a Hearing Services voucher provided by their GP and can be seen at Australian Hearing Centres at no cost.
  • Written or phone referrals are accepted. Either a completed Community Health Referral Form or a letter of referral, accompanied by medical history and copies of previous test results is preferred and may be requested from the treating medical officer.
(02) 6639 9400 (02) 6639 9410

Location of Service

54 Ewingsdale Road, Ewingsdale, NSW 2481, Australia